Meaning of USAGE in English



Usage is the way in which words are actually used in particular contexts, especially with regard to their meanings.

The word ‘undertaker’ had long been in common ~...

He was a stickler for the correct ~ of English.

N-UNCOUNT: usu with supp


A ~ is a meaning that a word has or a way in which it can be used.

It’s very definitely a ~ which has come over to Britain from America.



Usage is the degree to which something is used or the way in which it is used.

Parts of the motor wore out because of constant ~...

If your water ~ is very small it may be worthwhile opting for a meter.

N-UNCOUNT: usu with supp

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